Impatiens lawii Hook.f. & Thomson

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens lawii Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Hilly areas
  • Comments / notes : Open lateritic plateaus with high wind velocity and mist; usually in association with I.tomentosa and I. oppositifolia as well as species of Strobilanthes and Utricularia. (Janarthanam et al, 2011)
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol.1
    • Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens lawii. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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